Borders for wallpaper (50 photos): functional addition to the interior

The wallpaper border gives the interior a special charm

Wallpaper border gives the interior a special charm

The interior of the room is a complete construction of furniture, walls and decorative elements. Sometimes you stick wallpaper, and you realize that something is missing, something is hindering the holistic perception of the image. A, maybe the solution to the problem lies very close, in a thin strip paper? Invented many years ago, wallpaper borders are capable of give that special touch you’re looking for.

Content

  • The functional side of borders
  • Varieties
  • Receptions
  • Glue it right

The border of white and blue colors acts as a kind of connecting link between the blue walls and the white ceiling

The border of white and blue colors acts as a kind of binder the link between the blue walls and the white ceiling

The border in the nursery is glued on the border of colored and plain wallpaper

The border in the nursery is glued on the border of color and plain of wallpaper

The functional side of borders

Let’s try to figure out what can be achieved, using curbs in the interior, what is their practical destination.

Firstly, it is an interesting decorative element. Competently matched, it can become an accent in the artistic the design of walls, window and doorways.

Creative touch - visually mark the border with a contrast baguette

Creative touch – visually mark the border with contrast baguette

Secondly, with the help of a border you can visually distinguish space. So, for example, if the room has high ceilings, a contrasting strip of paper under the ceiling will accentuate them. It will serve perfectly both for the separation of the two types of wallpaper, and for visual increase or decrease of the room.

Elegant high-ceiling border

Elegant high-ceiling border

Thirdly, this is the practical side. Taped on the bottom of the wallpaper the dark border will hide small impurities that are impossible avoid even with pathological accuracy.

Varieties

Consider what signs distinguish borders. Mindful of that the strips we need are in addition to the wallpaper, we select them in the same material as the main coating. They can be:

  • vinyl
  • paper
  • textile
  • velor
  • fiberglass
  • acrylic

С помощью бордюра можно выкладывать целые "дорожки", или даже узоры

С помощью бордюра можно выкладывать целые “дорожки”, или дажеузоры

The important point is size. It all depends on your personal preferences and tasks that the curb should perform. In the shops borders are sold in rolls of 5-10 meters. Strip width can be from a few centimeters to a meter.

The next parameter, which plays an important role for the interior, is drawing and color. Manufacturers offer simple veritable borders for wallpaper for every taste. Contrast or tone, with floral or geometric ornament, plain or striped – coordinate the choice with your own taste, orientation of the interior and the room where it is intended.

The original color of the border - with forest owls

Original border color – with forest owls

Products differ in texture. In the product line included:

  • smooth
  • embossed
  • fishnet
  • gold and silver plated

Advice! If you already have a wallpaper, well on the borders, the decision has not yet been made, buy those that combine in three conditions for yourself – material, color and style.

An elegant pastel combination of wallpaper and a border in a bedroom

Elegant pastel combination of wallpaper and border in the bedroom

The vibrant color of the curb echoes the yellow pieces of furniture in the bathroom.

The bright color of the border echoes the yellow pieces of furniture in bath

A border of any color will look advantageous on a white wall

The border of any shade

Receptions

The simplest and most familiar is to use borders on top of the wallpaper at the ceiling. However, there are some nuances here. If the wallpaper is solid, a strip with a pattern containing part of the color scheme is suitable for them main coating. You can play in contrast and add to light Wallpaper dark border, and vice versa.

We pay attention to the room where you plan to place decorative element. In a nursery, borders with prints are appropriate animals, toys, dolls or cars. For the living room, the strips should combine luxury and aristocratic sophistication to Avoid pretentious vulgarity. Cramped look great with gold or silver patina, borders.

На бордюре в детской "живут" львы, зебры и слоны

На бордюре в детской “живут” львы, зебры и слоны

Note that using border strips you can change the geometry space and zoning the premises. Enough to issue door and window openings with contrasting stripes and the room will sparkle new paints. In addition, borders can also act as wallpaper separator if you use different color coating.

Advice! Wide curb located at the bottom of the walls will give the room a classic color. Very beautiful flower borders look. Then you can create and imitate meadows, and lacy of large flowers on the wall.

Exquisitely and gently decorated doorway in the room

Exquisitely and gently decorated doorway in the room

Organically fit into the interior borders and friezes, matched in a single style. Designers recommend combining wall, ceiling plinths and borders, reasonably arguing that such techniques can diversify the artistic image the interior.

The wall border will creatively hide the line connecting the two types of wallpaper

The wall border will creatively hide the connection line of the two types of wallpaper

Borders glued horizontally at a distance just below half the wall look great

Looks great curbs glued horizontally on a distance just below half the wall

The border is not only very practical, but also an aesthetic element of decor

The border is not only very practical, but also an aesthetic element decor

Glue it right

Let’s move on to technical issues, that is, we will figure out how to glue The border is correct. For clarity of the process, we offer a detailed instructions that will help you avoid obvious mistakes in working with such a “thin” material.

  • We determine the place where the decorative strips will be located. We clean, if required, from minor defects, cracks and irregularities.
  • We take a cord and a pencil. Put marks around the perimeter rooms, if it is supposed to place a border under the ceiling, or window or door slopes, if we want to make an opening.

You will need a horizontal level, ruler or drawstring and pencil.

You will need a horizontal level, ruler or lace and pencil

  • We cut the strips into parts of the desired length. When making windows and doors we follow the same principle as in the frames – we cut off the ends upper joints of the border at an angle.
  • Lightly wet the main coating with water. Smear strips glue, leave for soaking for 5 minutes. Glue the finished border along the marked lines.

Choose high-quality wallpaper adhesives for pasting

Choose for wallpaper high-quality wallpaper adhesives

  • The border, like the wallpaper, is glued to a special wallpaper glue. The store consultant will tell you what composition to take for your materials.
  • Press the strips against the walls with a roller; do not sticker, otherwise, when it dries, the curb will deform tapes.

Until the glue has dried, the position of the border strip can be corrected directly on the wall.

Until the glue is dry, the position of the strip of curbs can be correct directly on the wall

  • After complete drying, we cut off irregularities.

Important! Remember: the border is glued first, only on a bare wall, butt with wallpaper, but never not on top of the wallpaper (exception – if the wallpaper is very thin).

The window in the bedroom is visually highlighted with a border of delicate colors

The window in the bedroom is visually highlighted with a border of delicate colors

Sometimes a bright border is able to revive a plain interior

Sometimes a bright border is able to revive a plain interior

With the help of a border, you can easily refresh and decorate the interior with minimal material costs

With the help of a border, you can easily refresh and decorate the interior with minimal material costs

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